Friday, January 30, 2009


VANCOUVER, Wash. — iQ Credit Union is increasing the reward to $15,000 for information leading to the apprehension and capture of the robber in the case of two recent bank robberies.

Police are asking for help finding a man who was caught on camera robbing the same branch of iQ Credit Union on two separate days.

On Wednesday, January 7, a man robbed the iQ Credit Union branch at 601 E. 16th Street at 5:29 pm. During the robbery, he wore blue jeans, a black hooded sweatshirt under a black hooded jacket with the hood pulled over his head and worn tightly around his face. His jacket had the Nike logo and the word Nike in white lettering across the jacket’s chest. The man is described as white, in his late 20s, 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall with blue or green eyes.

On Monday, January 12, at 5:15 pm, a gunman carrying a plastic bag and wearing white gardening gloves robbed the same branch of the credit union and used the bag to carry out the bank’s money. He wore a blue flannel shirt over two hooded sweatshirts with the hood pulled over his head. He fled on foot in a southwesterly direction.

If you have information about these robberies, please call Vancouver Police Department at (360) 487-7420 or the FBI at (360) 695-5661.

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